[ITA] python2-wx and related packages for wxPython and wxwidgets

Hamish McIntyre-Bhatty hamishmb@live.co.uk
Mon May 4 10:22:21 GMT 2020

Just bumping in case interested people haven't seen - I've been having
issues with email lately so it may not have sent.

Not intending to pester anyone though - I know you're all busy,
especially in these strange times.


On 24/04/2020 12:24, Hamish McIntyre-Bhatty via Cygwin-apps wrote:
> On 23/04/2020 19:52, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
>> The work to split them out is already published:
>> https://cygwin.com/git-cygwin-packages/?p=git/cygwin-packages/wxWidgets3.0.git
>> https://cygwin.com/git-cygwin-packages/?p=git/cygwin-packages/python-wx.git
>> I suppose I just never needed to actually rebuild python-wx after that,
>> but the work was done in preparation.
> Makes sense.
>> Fair enough.  python-sip will need to be updated for that as well,
>> which requires also updating python-pyqt5* in sync therewith, so this
>> will need to be coordinated.
> Okay, good to know. I did manage to get it to compile eventually, but I
> had an issue where it would say "dlopen: no such process" when trying to
> import the module. Perhaps using an older version of SIP is responsible
> for that.
> I have re-build the packages using your new cygport as the starting
> point, and it seems to work really well. I made some minor modifications
> to include the license files and the new patches from Fedora. The new
> files are available at https://www.hamishmb.com/files/cygwin-temp/ and I
> have removed the previous attempt's files.
> Seeing as I have no need to rebuild wxWidgets, I guess that can stay
> under your maintainership until an update is needed. I'm happy to pick
> it up when needed though, especially with the split packaging making
> things easier.
> Hamish
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